Suzuki Matsuo

Suzuki Matsuo
Born (1962-12-15) December 15, 1962
Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Occupation Theatre director, actor, novelist, screenwriter

Suzuki Matsuo (松尾 スズキ Matsuo Suzuki, born 15 December 1962) is a Japanese theatre director, actor, novelist, and screenwriter.


Born in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Matsuo started his own theatre troupe, Otona Keikaku, in 1988 and was joined by such talent as Kankuro Kudo and Sadao Abe.[1] He won the Kishida Prize for Drama in 1997 for Fankī! Uchū wa mieru tokoro made shika nai.[2] In addition to acting and directing, he also writes, and won the Japan Academy Prize for Screenplay of the Year in 2008 for Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad.[3] As a novelist, he has twice been nominated for the Akutagawa Prize.[4]

Selected filmography

As director

As actor




  1. "Kangaete iru koto o subete butsukenakya akan to omotta". Excite Books (in Japanese). Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  2. 岸田國士戯曲賞/受賞作一覧 (in Japanese). Hakusuisha. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  3. "Dai 31-kai Nihon Akademī Shō Yūshū Sakuhin". Japan Academy Prize Association. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  4. 第142回芥川賞・直木賞候補作決まる~松尾スズキさん2度目のノミネート (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
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